American Foreign Policy

Pakistan denounces Admiral Mullen’s claim that they sanctioned investigative journalist’s murder

July 10, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source ”   Pakistan has lashed out at America’s top-ranking military officer, Admiral Mike Mullen, on Friday, saying that its relations with the US have been further damaged by his remarks blaming the Islamabad government for the killing, torture and murder of a Pakistani journalist. The chairman of the joint chiefs of staff shocked Islamabad [...]

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The Obama Administration is suspending, deferring, and in some cases cancelling Pakistani military aid

July 10, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source The Obama administration is suspending and, in some cases, canceling hundreds of millions of dollars of aid to the Pakistani military, in a move to chasten Pakistan for expelling American military trainers and to press its army to fight militants more effectively. Coupled with a statement from the top American military officer last week linking Pakistan’s military [...]

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China warns U.S.: Don’t meet with Dalai Lama

July 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/07/07/us-china-usa-dalailama-idUSTRE7667OI20110707 ”   China’s Foreign Ministry warned U.S. officials on Thursday not to meet with visiting exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, saying it hoped Washington “appropriately dealt” with Tibet-related issues. China reviles the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Dalai Lama, saying he supports the use of violence to establish an independent Tibet. He strongly denies [...]

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Iran running on all gears trying to construct a nuclear bomb

July 9, 2011

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Admiral Mullen openly accuses Iran of arming Iraqi militias

July 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source “The top U.S. military officer accused Iran on Thursday of shipping new supplies of deadly weapons to its militia allies in Iraq, in what he described as Tehran’s bid to take credit for forcing American troops to go home. Adm. Michael Mullen, speaking to the Pentagon Press Association, said Iran had curtailed [...]

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U.S. condemns ‘heavy-handed’ crackdown in Belarus

July 7, 2011

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NATO admits accidental civilian deaths last week

July 7, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source ”   The U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan said Thursday that its forces had inadvertently killed an unspecified number of women and children during a fight with insurgents in eastern Afghanistan this week, adding that it is also investigating a separate allegation of civilian casualties in the same region. The two incidents, in [...]

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U.S. Ambassador to Iraq: Weapons prove Iran’s role in Iraqi insurgency

July 6, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source “Iranian-backed militias in Iraq are using more sophisticated weapons than in the past to target U.S. troops and military installations in Iraq, according to senior U.S. officials. James F. Jeffrey, the U.S. ambassador to Iraq, said Tuesday that fresh forensic testing on weapons used in the latest deadly attacks in the country bolsters assertions [...]

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Libyan Rebels advancing on two fronts: east and west

July 6, 2011

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